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Introduction: IntroductionDahongpao (Big Red Robe), also known as the Emperor of Tea, is a lightly ferment..

Tickets:Big Red Robe Fee and Opening HourAdmission: 111 yuan per personOpening Hour: unknown

Travel Tips:Tips 1.There are three big red characters carved o­n the wall of rock. The Dahongpao tree..

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Introduction
Dahongpao (Big Red Robe), also known as the Emperor of Tea, is a lightly fermented oolong. It o­nly grows around the Wuyi mountain rocks. It originated from wild rare tea plants that were found growing o­n the cliff of Wuyi Mountain. Dahongpao yields a golden yellow liquid that produces a pleasant long lasting aftertaste. This tea is also renowned for its nourishing medicinal properties.
The main component of Wuyi Tea is middle-sized or small-sized leaves and tea made of these leaves is called Wuyi rock-essence tea, which is the earliest Oolong Tea and the treasure of Oolong Tea. It grows in the area governed by Wuyishan City. Wuyi Rock Tea enjoys a long history. Being o­ne of the top tea in China, it is also the forefather of Oolong tea. It played an important role in the tea development in China. During the North and South Dynasty (about 479 A.D) the tea had already been well-known. Later in Song and Yuan Dynasty it was paid as a tribute to the royal family. In the sixth year of Dade Reign in Yuan Dynasty (about 1302 A.D), a Royal Tea Garden was set up by the bank of the Fourth-bend of the river. In Ming Dynasty tea makers improved the tea-processing techniques, thus producing the oolong tea, which is the present Rock tea. In the 17th century, Wuyi tea was even sold abroad and enjoyed an even greater reputation.Wuyi Rock Tea, with its "special rock charm and fragrance" is well-known at home and abroad. The most famous is the Big Rode Tea for it is the King of Tea.
The Wuyi Rock Tea is especially noted for its high quality, due to its natural environment of green mountains and clear waters, as well as its unique techniques. Therefore when you drink the tea, you'll fell an everlasting fragrance in your mouth. The "rock charm" of the tea has always been a delight and a desire.
Wuyi mountain belongs to typical subtropical oceanic humid monsoonal climate, which has a distinct four seasons and abundant rain. The annual average temperate is 17℃ to 19℃, and the hottest season is July, the coldest season is January. The best time for traveling there is June to September.

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The Big Red Rode Tea is regarded as the King of the Wuyi Rock Tea. It's o­nce paid as a tribute to the royal family. It's our national essence. Due to its magic fragrance, clear taste and refreshing charm, it has been well-known at home and abroad. According to the legend: during the Qing Dynasty, a scholar wanted to Beijing for an official examination. When he got to Tianxin Temple (now the Yongle Temple) in Wuyi mountains, he suddenly felt a stomache. But instantly after he drank the tea given by the monks in Tianxin Temple, he got recovered. Thus he went just in time for the examination. Moreover he won the title of the Number o­ne Scholar. To thank the tea, the scholar came back himself to pay a homage to the tea. He burned scents and put his own big rode o­n the tea, thus giving rise to its present name.

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You can go there by bus in the urban of Wuyishan city.

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